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Re: [Xen-devel] ACPI shutdown unreliable with win7?

>>> On 29.05.15 at 15:14, <andrew.cooper3@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On 29/05/15 14:04, Jan Beulich wrote:
>>>>> On 29.05.15 at 14:54, <ian.campbell@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>> On Fri, 2015-05-22 at 10:08 +0100, Ian Campbell wrote:
>>>> If win7 doesn't shutdown given a power button request I'd be more
>>>> inclined to remove the setting in osstest for those flights and let
>>>> guest-stop go back to being never pass than to start making such changes
>>>> to the VM config which I think would probably break the preceding
>>>> suspend and migration tests (which aren't completely reliable, but are
>>>> far more so than this shutdown one).
>>> Does anyone have any ideas here or shall I propose:
>> Unless we have a way to make an adjustment inside the guest for the
>> power button to gain "shutdown" meaning, I think there's no alternative
>> to the change below.
> You can avoid advertising S3/S4 in the ACPI tables, which iirc causes
> the same alteration to happen.
> Hvmloader uses the platform/acpi_s{3,4} booleans to control whether the
> relevant SSDTs are exposed.

Which libxl even has settings for. That would perhaps be a better first
try than disabling ACPI shutdown.


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